|Rag Radio 2011-02-25 / Human Rights Activist Jim Rigby, Pastor, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Austin - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Dr. James Rigby is a human rights activist and pastor at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Austin. He has been outspoken in his opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and is a strong supporter of universal health care. He has been honored by the Women’s Political Caucus, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, and has been recognized for his work for women’s reproductive rights, against hate crimes, and for the rights of gay, lesbian, bis...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Rev Jim Rigby; Social Activists; Austin; Theology
|Rag Radio 10-13-2009 / Health Care Reform w/Rev. Jim Rigby & Jesse Romero - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-Discussion about the fight for single-payer universal health care, Congress’ attempts at health care reform, and the priorities of our government regarding expenditures for war and for social services. Guests: *Rev. Jim Rigby -- Pastor, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Austin, and activist for social justice. *Jesse Romero – Texas State Director, Health Care for America Now. Hosted by Thorne Dreyer.
Keywords: -Universal Health Care; Jim Rigby; Jesse Romero; Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer
|People United - February 26, 2010 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio with Jim Rigby, pastor of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas, about his life and work. Episode concludes with a commentary by Mumia Abu-Jamal ("Corporate Supremacy Still").
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Jim Rigby; St Andrew's Presbyterian Church; Texas Freedom Network; Cecile Richards; Martin Luther King Jr; religious right; racism; sexism; homophobia; capitalism; rape; feminism; reproductive rights; gay rights; pro-choice; spirituality; activism; Last Sunday; Robert Jensen; Bill Clinton; Barack Obama; war; peace; empire; corporate; humanity; atheism; theology; social justice; liberal; conservative; radical; Democrats; Republicans; State Board of Education; Texas Legislature; education; ideology; biography; history; Membership Drive; pledge
|People United - May 7, 2010 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features activist Bill Fletcher, Jr., taking questions from Third Coast Activist Resource Center co-founder Robert Jensen and others about his book __Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice _, co-authored with Fernando Gapasin. He spoke at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas, on March 28, 2010.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Bill Fletcher Jr; Robert Jensen; Third Coast Activist Resource Center; Solidarity Divided; Fernando Gapasin; St Andrew's Presbyterian Church; Jim Rigby; labor movement; civil rights movement; black freedom struggle; social movements; race; class; gender; empire; anti-imperialist; social justice; unionism; John Sweeney; Samuel Gompers; foreign policy; AFL-CIO; AFL-CIA; Change to Win; infighting; Spanish Civil War; Franco; Manifest Destiny; Zionism; settlers; indigenous; people of color; spousal abuse; domestic violence; media; Glenn Beck; Fox News; socialist; socialism; gentrification; land rights; racial and class cleansing; settler state; Palestine; Palestinians; Israel; South Africa; Australia; New Zealand; Native Americans; American Indians; Chicanos; United States; history
|People United - December 23, 2011 - Allan Campbell|
Christmas episode presents an encore presentation of Robert Jensen's talk about his book All My Bones Shake: Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice, which was previously broadcast on September 18, 2009, and December 25, 2009. He spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on August 12, 2009.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Robert Jensen; Robert W Jensen; All My Bones Shake; Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice; memoir; religion; politics; theology; liberation; radical; left-wing; leftist; left; right-wing; rightist; right; liberal; secular; humanism; atheist; atheism; fundamentalism; literalism; supernatural; belief; religious interpretation; Biblical interpretation; world view; community; Jim Rigby; St Andrew's Presbyterian Church; South Texas Mission Presbytery; Third Coast Activist Resource Center; University of Texas at Austin; School of Journalism; Jesus; Christ; Kris Kringle; Santa Claus; St Nicholas; Saint Nicholas; Father Christmas; Christmas; dissent; ideological struggle; internal struggle; denomination; denominational; Presbyterian; Presbyterianism; Christianity; radical analysis; dialogue